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Last Chance to Find Your Sewing Buddy for 2017!

TODAY is the final day to register for the 2017 Sewing Buddy Project!  After nearly a decade and over 1000 sewing friends matched, the Project is here to find you your perfect sewing pen pal!  A one-time fee gets you hand-matched to another sewing enthusiast for a year of sewing prompts, chances to connect, and […]

Find Your Best Sewing Friend: The Sewing Buddy Project

Find Your Best Sewing Friend: The Sewing Buddy Project

At the beginning of 2010, I sent out a quick survey to see what it is that most of us see as the reason we aren’t able to successfully get our sewing goals met each year.  Is it time?  Or how much space we have to work in?  Is it lack of accountability?  Or something […]

LAST CALL for a 2016 Sewing Buddy!

LAST CALL for a 2016 Sewing Buddy!

I am deep in the trenches of hand-matching our Sewing Buddies for 2016!!  If you haven’t signed up yet but would like to join us, TODAY is the very last day to do so–get in under the wire and find yourself a sewing pen pal for the year! If you ARE registered, please be certain […]

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New Clubs for 2016: The League of Adventurous Dressmakers and the Murder Mystery Quilt

Hooray, hooray!!  A whole bunch of you have already registered for the 2016 Sewing Buddy Project.  I am beyond delighted to welcome back some familiar faces and to greet some new ones–yippee for Sewing Buddies!!  The Sewing Buddy Project is a year-long pen pal program, and for just $10 you get a personalized pen pal […]

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Sewing Buddy Project Now OPEN for 2016!

The Sewing Buddy Project is BACK!! Registration is open NOW through January 30, 2016.  All Buddy pair matches will be emailed out no later than February 1, 2016. The Sewing Buddy Project is a pen pal program.  People from all over the world register, and are matched with a personal pen pal who will communicate […]

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Take the Surveys!

Yesterday, in my newsletter, I sent out two different surveys looking for feedback as I plan for 2016.

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2015 Sewing Buddy Project: Sign-Ups OPEN!

Short version: The Sewing Buddies are BACK!!  Sign up here for 2015. Long(er) version:  I started the Sewing Buddy Project six (!!) years ago in response to a survey I conducted here on the blog that seemed to indicate that one of the biggest things that would help most of us get more of our […]

2015 Sewing Bucket List: 17 Projects to Tackle This Year

2015 Sewing Bucket List: 17 Projects to Tackle This Year

OK, I won’t bore you with too many of the background details, but this list came from an amalgamation of factors: my desire to sew as much as I can ONLY from my stash of on-hand fabrics in the coming months; the inspiration provided by Erin with her “26BOOKS” list for the coming year; my […]

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Artist Trading Cards for the Sewing Buddies!

So, at this point, the vast majority of Sewing Buddies have been matched. I’ve sent out one. last. invite. to those aspiring Buddies to make sure they’re not missing something in the junk folder, but with over 200 folks joining the Sewing Buddies this year, I’ve officially CLOSED Sewing Buddy sign-ups until 2014. Whew! In […]